Dr. Akrivi Katifori holds a PhD degree (An intelligent system for managing historical archive documents), a B.Sc. in Informatics and Telecommunications (2000) and an M.S.c. from the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the University of Athens (2003). She has participated in European and national RTD projects, including Papyrus, CHESS, WhoLoDancE and EMOTIVE and has authored several papers in different research areas of computer science, including information visualization, virtual museums and digital storytelling, digital libraries and personalization. She has experience in project management and has worked extensively on user requirements elicitation and user evaluation in different projects. Her scientific interests include mobile digital experiences, social interaction and personalization in cultural heritage.